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Old 12-15-2006, 12:29 PM   #1
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Today I went to top-off the fuel tank. Prior to leaving I noticed that the Front Driver's Side of the coach seemed a little low. While driving, the coach suspension on that side felt very sluggish...Just didn't feel right while driving. Got to the fuel station and again I noticed the Driver's being lower than the passenger side, about 1.5 to 2" lower. Fueled up and moved to a relatively level spot. I completely dumped the suspension, and then re-inflated the air bags to see if there was any differece. Again, the driver's side was about 1.5" low. I don't recall the suspension being low before, or feeling so sluggish. The last time I drove the coach was about 2 1/2 weeks ago and it was fine.

Has anyone experienced a similar situation?

Does anyone have an idea as to what happened and/or what's going on with the suspension (airbag)??

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Today I went to top-off the fuel tank. Prior to leaving I noticed that the Front Driver's Side of the coach seemed a little low. While driving, the coach suspension on that side felt very sluggish...Just didn't feel right while driving. Got to the fuel station and again I noticed the Driver's being lower than the passenger side, about 1.5 to 2" lower. Fueled up and moved to a relatively level spot. I completely dumped the suspension, and then re-inflated the air bags to see if there was any differece. Again, the driver's side was about 1.5" low. I don't recall the suspension being low before, or feeling so sluggish. The last time I drove the coach was about 2 1/2 weeks ago and it was fine.

Has anyone experienced a similar situation?

Does anyone have an idea as to what happened and/or what's going on with the suspension (airbag)??

Thanks in advance for your help.

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Old 12-15-2006, 06:43 PM   #3
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Could be the height adjustment valve has become out of adjustment or have an obstruction either mechanically or pneumatically. I would have an experienced shop check it out. You can, by following the chassis manual, try to check and adjust it yourself. If you do be very carefull as you can get hurt if you are unfamiliar with moving the valves to attain the proper height.

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Old 12-17-2006, 03:15 PM   #4
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Peter,

Thanks for the reply...Sorry to take so long to get back to you, I'm current traveling (without the coach).

I believe that you're correct about the height adjustment. I'll have it corrected as soon as I can get the coach to a Spartan Facility. It'll probably be Coach Care in Kenly NC.

Any idea on how it came out-of-adjustment? And, and idea on how far I should drive in the current condition?

Thanks again.

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I had mine change on my DSDP after 2 or 3 years. Had it adjusted and everything was good. I don't know how it came out of adjustment over that period of time and never thought to ask. When you go to get your corrected may be you can ask them. I would be interested too.

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Old 12-18-2006, 07:25 AM   #6
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Peter,

Thanks again....If I find out why it came out of adjustment, I'll post it to let you know.

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